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CBS
Mar 12, 2011 5:00am PST
>>> good morning. disaster in japan. a massive military relief and recovery operation is under way in japan this morning, after that 8.9 magnitude earthquake that devastated the island. >>> an explosion at a nuclear power plant has raised fears of a meltdown. hundreds are dead, and that number will most certainly rise. we have full coverage "early" this saturday morning, march we have full coverage "early" this saturday morning, march 12th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> video from less than 30 hours ago in japan, devastating earthquake, 8.9 magnitude. at this hour the official death toll almost 600. and there are other big problems looming this morning. welcome to "the early show" on this saturday morning, i'm russ mitchell. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. we will continue to follow this story as it develops throughout the morning. >> let's get right to the earthquake in japan, of course. the quake is the fifth largest in recorded history. it was followed by a 23-foot high tsunami. the official death count is 574 dead. the number expected to rise considerably. almost 600 are still
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning. disaster in japan. another explosion overnight rocks the crippled nuclear power plant, as concerns grow over a possible meltdown. along the shattered coastline, 1,000 bodies are found, as the death toll soars. the prime minister calling this japan's worst crisis since world war ii. millions today face another day with no power, no water, and no food. we have the very latest for you on the explosion, the survivors, and the worldwide humanitarian effort. "early" this monday morning, march 14th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> and thanks for joining us on this monday morning. you can see, these are just some of the images which have been coming in, and frankly, they speak for themselves. they're just unimaginable. >> the devastation that we first saw here friday morning, and now, in the days after this disaster in japan, we continue to get more images, more video of exactly the impact that this is having on this nation and the people there. damage estimates in the tens of billions of dollars. but, of course you can't put a dollar figure on the
CBS
Mar 11, 2011 7:00am EST
northern japan, collapsing buildings, spawning fires, and causing a major tsunami that brings death and destruction to dozens of cities. that tsunami now moving across the pacific ocean. the entire west coast, from hawaii to alaska, is under a tsunami warning. this morning, we are live in japan with the very latest on the damage, and we'll tell you just how much of the u.s. could be at risk. "early" this friday morning, be at risk. "early" this friday morning, march 11th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> those pictures and that sound give you a very good idea of just what people in japan are dealing with this morning. those shots, of course, of the magnitude 8.9 quake which hit just about 2:46 local time. >> the images, as you can see, are devastating. and that quake triggered a tsunami. some waves reported as high as 30 feet high, and that wall of mud just sweeping away everything in its path right now. the death toll in the area is on the rise. buildings in tokyo, which are currently on fire right now, 4 million buildings in the region without power. so this is a devastating sit
CBS
Mar 15, 2011 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning. disaster in japan. fears of a nuclear meltdown grow, as dangerous radiation levels are detected after a third reactor explosion. 140,000 people near the plant are told to stay indoors as workers evacuate the damaged facility which is now worse than the three-mile island damage according to experts. rescue crews find some survivors but scramble to locate others who may still be trapped. we will bring you the latest on thegraphy catastrophe and the humanitarian aid pouring in around the world "early "this tuesday morning, march 15th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome. this is now a three-prong disaster. the earthquake, sntsunami and n this growing nuclear catastrophe in the region right nout. >> many are wondering how the nuclear catastrophe will end. we will get you some answers from experts this morning. the latest on what the situation is on the ground. at this hour, all eyes are on that crippled nuclear power plant in fukushima after a third explosion this morning. and a old nuclear fuel caught fire sending radio activity into the atm
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
in japan. another explosion overnight rocks a crippled nuclear power plant as concerns grow over a possible meltdown. along the shattered coastline a thousand bodies are found as the death toll soars. japan's prime minister calling this their worst crisis since world war ii. millions face the day with no power, no water, no food. we have more on the survivors and the humanitarian effort "early" this monday morning, march 14, 2011. thanks for joining us on this monday morning. you can see, these are some of the images which have been coming in and frankly they speak for themselves. unimaginable. >> the devastation we saw friday morning and now in the days after this disaster in japan we continue to get more images, more video of exactly the impact that this is having on this nation and the people. damage estimates in the tens of billions of dollars, but you can't put a dollar figure on the loss of life and death toll estimates continue to increase hour by hour. >> they do. you know how well prepared japan was. the sheer magnitude of this catastrophe is staggering. the numbers barely begin to
CBS
Mar 17, 2011 7:00am PDT
evacuating americans from japan as danger levels remain high at the crippled nuclear plan this, despite new attempts by military helicopters to cool off the plant's overheated reactors and fuel rods. the top u.s. nuclear regulator says conditions at the plant are much worse than japanese officials say and recommends that americans say 50 miles away. this morning questions about nearly two dozen nuclear reactors with the very same design "early" this thursday morning, march 17th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show" here on a thursday morning. scenes from earlier. military choppers, japanese military helicopters dropping sea water on this nuclear plant a part of the last-ditch effort to bring sea water in ho help cool down the fuel pools and also the nuclear rods there at this facility. >> that is the effort from the sky. also hearing about water cannons on the ground as they try to bring things in there. we are learning this morning that the pentagon is sending in teams to assess the situation and see in a larger military presence may be needed. also
CBS
Mar 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
and panic spreading as high levels of radiation move south. this is japan's emperrer who makes a rare appearance on tv to mourn the losses and praise the relief efforts and the list of the dead and missing is growing. now topping 11,000. "early" this wednesday morning, march 16th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good morning. you are looking at pictures of what so much of the world is focused on this morning. and that is that nuclear plant in fukushima as we monitor the situation which is, i mean, fluid is probably putting it mildly, chris. >> yeah. every hour a new development there as the people at fukushima at this nuclear reactor are doing all they can to contain a full-scale nuclear emergency now. they are now called the faceless 50. the 50 employees or so basically evacuated and moved back in and the last 50 there to avert a massive nuclear sdadisaster and wonder if they are paying for their lives and what is the situation like. >> how much longer can they stay in that role. they were evacuated and went back. the latest on the situation. >>> another fire is burning at the
CBS
Mar 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
of radiation move south. this as japan's emperor makes a rare appearance on tv to mourn the losses and praise the relief efforts. and the list of the dead and missing is growing, now topping 11,000, "early" this wednesday missing is growing, now topping 11,000, "early" this wednesday morning, march 16th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good morning. you are looking at pictures of what so much of the world is focused on this morning. and that is that nuclear plant in fukushima, as we monitor the situation, which is fluid, is probably putting it mildly. >> every hour there's a new development there, as the people at fukushima, at this nuclear reactor, are doing all they can to contain a full-scale nuclear emergency right now. we keep hearing the stories of now being called the faceless 50. 50 employees or so that are basically evacuated and moved back in. the last 50 that are really there to avert a massive nuclear disaster. now we wonder if these poor people are really kind of paying with their lives. what is the situation like. >> and looking at the last line of defense and how much lo
CBS
Mar 19, 2011 5:00am PDT
of intervention? >>> and disaster in japan. exhausted engineers struggle to get power restored at the country's crippled nuclear reactors. in the hopes of avoiding a meltdown. meanwhile, high levels of radiation begin to show up in food in japan, as the country's prime minister urges his people to show courage in the wake of their unspeakable tragedy. we'll have those stories "early" this saturday morning, march we'll have those stories "early" this saturday morning, march 19th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> new york city waking up to a sunny saturday morning. the last saturday before spring begins. welcome to "the early show." i'm rebecca jarvis. >> and i'm russ mitchell. two major stories to get to this morning. we begin with libya. this morning libyan forces loyal to moammar gadhafi entered the outskirts of benghazi in eastern libya. opposition forces shot down a warplane that was bombing the city. the warfare continues as the libyan government denies its forces atacked benghazi and said it is observing a cease-fire. president obama warned mr. gadhafi must -- >> let me be clear. these
CBS
Mar 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning. one week after the devastating quake and tsunami that ravaged japan, smoke continues to pour from a crippled nuclear power plant there, as the government raises the level of danger. the first american evacuees have been flown out of the country. while president obama is urging west coast residents not to worry about radiation plume expected to reach the u.s. later today. >>> also this morning another major story unfolding. the u.n. backed libya's rebels approving a no-fly zone and clearing the path for military action against moammar gadhafi as early as today. we'll bring you the very latest from both libya and japan, "early" this friday morning, march 18th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good friday morning to you, i'm erica hill. >> i'm chris wragge. good morning to you. following two major stories on the "early" show this morning. >> of course we're looking at japan. but libya, as we mentioned briefly, the u.n. security council voting to approve that no-fly zone. as you can imagine, there are some strong reaction from moamma
CBS
Mar 15, 2011 7:00am EDT
disaster in japan. fears of a nuk clear meltdown grow as dangerous radiation levels are detected after a third reactor explosion. 140,000 people are told to stay indoors as workers evacuate the damaged facility which is now worse than the three mile island disaster according to experts. meanwhile, the death toll continues to surge as rescue crews find some survivors but scramble to locate others. we'll bring you the latest on the growing catastrophe and the aid pouring in from around the world early this tuesday morning aid pouring in from around the world early this tuesday morning march 15th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show" here on a turs morning. this now a three prong disaster. now this growing nuclear catastrophe in the region. >> and many people are wondering how that third part of it, the nuclear catastrophe, is going to end. we'll get you some answers from experts on that this morning. we want to get you the very latest on what the situation is on the ground. at this hour, all eyes are on that crippled nuclear power plant in pu
CBS
Mar 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
after the devastating quake and tsunami that ravaged japan, smoke continues to pour from a crippled nuclear power plant as the government there raises the level of danger. the first american evacuees have been flown out of japan as president obama urges west coast residents not to worry about a radiation plume that is just reaching the u.s. >>> also this morning, another major story unfolding in libya where the gadhafi government announced a cease-fire against rebel forces that is after the u.n. approved a no-fly zone over libya setting the stage for a possible military showdown. we have the latest for you from libya and japan "early" this friday morning, march 18th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning on a friday. i'm erica hill. >> i'm chris wragge. we bring you a live west coast update of "the early show." following two major stories this morning. >> one really developing over the last hour or two. we are learning that libya has declared an immediate cease-fire. promising to stop military operation. this comes on the heels of the u.n. approval of a no-fly zone. the la
CBS
Mar 26, 2011 8:00am EDT
in japan. japan's prime minister describes the situation as grave and serious, after another dangerous radiation leak is found at the crippled fukushima nuclear power plant. u.s. navy barges are bringing fresh water to try to head off a meltdown "early" this saturday morning, march 26th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to a gorgeous spring morning in new york city. 20-something degrees. but who cares, it looks nice. >> that's a beautiful picture, russ. >> welcome to "the early show," i'm russ mitchell. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. we begin with the latest on the battle for libya. rebels have recaptured the key eastern city of ajdabiya. nato takes control of some of the u.s.-led operation in libya in a matter of days and president obama will address the nation on monday night to explain u.s. involvement in libya. we begin our coverage with cbs news correspondent mandy clark, who is in ajdabiya this morning. mandy, good to see you. >> good morning. well, the streets of ajdabiya are relatively quiet at the moment. but it was a different scene earlier this mornin
CBS
Mar 11, 2011 7:00am PST
.9 earthquake in japan that sent a tsunami rushing across the pacific. >> hundreds of people are dead in japan after a magnitude 8.9 earthquake and the tsunami that followed. >> that tsunami was 23 feet, rushed over a large area near the epicenter in the northeastern coast of japan. the quake did just amazing damage, hundreds of miles away from tokyo. >> we are going right to lawrence karnow now. he has been really monitoring the storm. we expect it to hit closer to 8:00 this morning. are we still thinking that? >> we are still thinking a little bit after 8:00 but these times run certain. we have of course been watching some of of the areas like hawaii waiting for the waves to come across. these are some of the waves they experienced there. in honolulu they only had 2.2- foot tsunami but they are on the protected side of the wave. 6-foot tsunami in hilo. locally we are expecting about 2 and 3.3 feet as the system begins to move onshore. now, remember, this is not your typical wave. it's not like a two or three- foot wave on the shore and that's it. we are talking about a surge of energy that'
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 7:00am PDT
mccain, thanks. >>> to the latest on the disaster in japan. workers have returned to a crippled nuclear plant in fukushima and new radiation worries this morning. bill whitaker is in tokyo with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, chris. workers at the plant were able to return to do smoking reactors forced them to evacuate yesterday. they returned today to another problem. twelve days after catastrophic twin disaster struck japan, the struggle to prevent a nuclear meltdown at the leaking daiichi plant in fukushima continues. one day after smoke was seen rising from reactors two and three, evacuated workers have returned to face a troubling new problem. water in one reactor pool is dangerously hot, say officials, near the boiling point. the fear? if water boils away, exposed fuel rods will throw even more radiation off into the atmosphere. this, as plant workers scramble to get cooling systems restored. they have hooked electric cables to all six units. the problem? it could take days, even weeks, before those systems are back up and running. now the tokyo electric company say
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
to japan. want to get you the very latest on the disaster there. after this morning, radioactive a dean started turning up in tokyo's tap water. that has officials now saying infants should not drink the water. workers, meantime, at that crippled nuclear power plant have been evacuated once again after smoke started pouring out of one of its reactors. cbs news correspondent bill whitaker is in tokyo this morning with more on this situation. bill, hello. >> good morning, erica. it's one step forward, and two steps backward when it comes to this nuclear crisis. just when officials think they're getting a handle on this plant, more bad news. today, there's growing concern here in tokyo about the spread of nuclear contamination. tap water at a tokyo purification site some 180 miles south of the crippled fukushima nuclear plant tested positive for radiation wednesday, as levels twice the limit considered safe for infants. authorities warned parents not to let their babies drink the water. bottled water now is disappearing from store shelves. radiation already has contaminated vegetables and
CBS
Mar 25, 2011 7:00am EDT
in japan. that number three reactor, which has been the source of so many problems since the earthquake and tsunami almost two weeks ago, now they're talking about a combination that uranium and plu tain yum combinations could be leaking into the air at this hour. good morning once again, everyone, i'm chris wragge along with erica hill. >> we do want to get you the very latest on those frightening new developments. officials say, as chris said, one of the reactor cores may actually be exposed to the outside. they have already widened the evacuation zone around the fukushima plant. it's now 18 miles. cbs news correspondent bill whitaker is in tokyo this morning with the very latest. and i imagine people are on edge. >> erica, yesterday the governor of tokyo told everyone to calm down. today, nuclear officials say the problems at the plant are much worse than they had thought. this crisis remains volatile, and as one official told us today, very, very serious. after two weeks of struggling to cool down the crippled nuclear plant, today fears of a troubling new development. nuclear offici
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 7:00am PDT
news on the disaster in japan. this morning radio active iodine is turning up in tokyo's tap water. officials say infants should not drink it. meantime workers at a crippled nuclear plant have been evacuated once again, this after smoke started coming out of one of the reactors. cbs news correspondent bill whitaker is in tokyo this morning with more. bill, good evening where you are. >> hello, erica. it's one step forward and two steps backward in this nuclear crisis. just when workers think they're going to get a handle on things at that plant, more bad news. now, growing concern here in tokyo about spreading nuclear contamination. tap water at a tokyo purification site some 180 miles south of the crippled fukushima nuclear plant tested positive for radiation wednesday at levels twice the limit considered safe for infants. authorities warned parents not to let their babies drink the water. bottled water now is disappearing from store shelves. radiation already has contaminated vegetables and milk produced around the plant, and has seeped into seawater. the government has expanded
CBS
Mar 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >>> radiation scare. after a partial meltdown at japan's crippled nuclear plant, radiation levels are 100,000 times higher than normal. as the government warns that the contamination is creeping into sea water and the ground, now traces of radiation are being detected as far away as massachusetts. >>> and wedding worries. with just over one month to go until the royal wedding, a huge anti-government protest in london turned violent, putting a renewed spotlight on security for the big day. this as new details emerge on everything from the cake to the bachelor party "early" this monday morning, march 28th, bachelor party "early" this monday morning, march 28th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning from london. you are looking at a beautiful day here. we are live at buckingham palace, as you see. wedding preparations are under way. there is a renewed focus on security for the big day this morning. as chris mentioned we're going to get you more information on that after demonstrations turned violent here over the weekend. chris, over to you. >> all right, erica, thank you. we will
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
in japan. workers get another scare as smoke rises, once again, from that crippled nuclear plant and residents are now being warned about contaminated drinking water and food. this as the estimated death toll jumps to more than 18,000 "early" this monday morning, jumps to more than 18,000 "early" this monday morning, march 21st, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good morning. welcome to "the early show" here on a monday morning, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. >> following two very major stories this morning. first of which the situation in japan. all eyes on that nuclear facility in fukushima once again. this as reports as i mention a few moments ago, smoke emanating from that troubled reactor 3 there. and now reports of radiation levels detected radiation levels in both the food and the water in that safety zone around the nuclear plant right now. we're going to continue to follow this and have an update on the situation there in the coming moments. >> you mentioned two major stories. the other one, of course, that we are following is happening in libya. for a second
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
of emergency. in japan, more evidence that seems to point to a core meltdown of the fukushima nuclear power plant. highly toxic through tone quum has been discovered outside the plant. lucy skracraft has more on that. >> reporter: the discovery of plutonium has further complicated the struggle to stable wliz tilize the power pl. workers have to keep the reactors from overheating while at the same time draining away that dangerously radioactive water that is pooled at the facility. japanese officials say traces of highly toxic plutonium were found in soil at five places at the power plant. three samples are from nuclear weapons testing decades ago go and are unrelated to the nuclear plant. safety officials insist it poses no immediate threat to humans about. >> it's hard to imagine there would be serious health consequences from it. >> reporter: the discovery supports suspicions that dangerous radioactive water is leaking from damaged fuel rods. the water found outside is highly radioactive, i think it can be said that this is proof that the fuel rod has melteded a bit and this is a very ser
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 7:00am PDT
of emergency. >>> in japan more evidence that seems to point to a core meltdown at the fukushima daiichi nuclear power. highly toxic plutonium discovered outside the plant. lucy craft is in tokyo this morning with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the discovery of plutonium has further complicated the struggle to stabilize the damage in the power plant. workers have two tough tasks right now. they have to keep those reactors from overheating while, at the same time, draining away that dangerously radioactive water that is pooled at the facility. japanese officials say traces of highly toxic plutonium were found in the soil in five places at the fukushima daiichi power plant. three samples are from nuclear weapons testing decades ago and unrelated to the nuclear plant. safety officials insist the plutonium poses no immediate threat to humans. >> it's hard to imagine there would be serious health consequences from. >> reporter: the discovery supports suspicions that it is leaking from damaged fuel rods. together with the fact the water found outside is highly radioacti
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 7:00am PDT
with a check of today's headlines. >>> good morning, everyone. >>> officials in japan now acknowledge there is no end in sight to their nuclear crisis. this morning, radiation levels on the fukushima daiichi plant at their highest levels yet. the japan's emperor met with families at evacuation center today. most from the fukushima area. lucy craft is in tokyo with more this morning. lucy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. japanese officials and the operator of the troubled fukushima nuclear plant today warned the country that japan is in for a long, hard struggle to get those reactors under control. today brought more bad news. wake three of the crisis and workers seem to have reached an impasse. while radioactive water in number one reactors turbine building is trained successfully, progress seems to have stalled at reactors number two and three. workers faced with a daunting and somewhat contradictory task. they must hose down the reactors so stave off overheating but the dousing is increasing the pools of dangerously radioactive water. the government says it's weighing unort
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 7:00am EDT
good morning to you. good morning, everyone. officials in japan now acknowledge there is no end in sight to their nuclear crisis. this morning, radiation levels around the fukushima dach think:chi plant are at their highest levels yet. meantime in tokyo, japan's emperor met with families at an evacuation center today. most of the evacuees are from the fukushima area. cbs news correspondent lucy craft is in tokyo with more this morning. lucy, good morning. >> good morning. well, japanese officials and the operator of the troubled fukushima nuclear plant today warned the country that japan is in for a long hard struggle to get those reactors under control. today brought more bad news. free of the crisis and workers seem to have reached an impasse. while radioactive water in number 1 reactor's turbine building is being drained successfully, progress seems to have stalled at reactors 2 and 3. workers are faced with a daunting and somewhat contradictory task. they must hose down the reactors to stave off overheating but the dousing is increasing the pools of dang
CBS
Mar 31, 2011 7:00am EDT
. in japan this morning, high levels of radiation have been found 25 miles from that damaged nuclear power plant. the u.n. wants japan to expand the evacuation zone around the plant now. there's currently a 12-mile mandatory evacuation zone and a 19-mile voluntary zone where residents are urged to stay indoors. the high levels of radiation were also found in a small fishing village. in sea water near the plant, radiation levels measured more than 4,000 times the legal limit. french president nicolas sarkozy is in tokyo today. the first foreign leader to visit japan since the quake. he says the world needs new nuclear safety standards by the end of this year. >>> very small radiation traces from japan have been found in a sample of milk in washington state. it's something the fda had been expecting, they say. officials say consumers shouldn't worry. the sample is still 5,000 time below levels set by the fda including levels for children and infants. >>> ten sailors were hurt during a training exercise on board an american aircraft carrier yesterday. the "uss john c. stennis" was about 100 m
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
's chris. >> erica, thank you. in japan this morning, two workers at the fukushima nuclear power plant are being treated for radiation burns. and in tokyo, some stores are started rationing milk, rice, bottled water, and other goods. cbs news correspondent bill whitaker is in tokyo for us this morning with more on the situation there. bill, good morning. >> good morning, chris. the government now says that tap water here in tokyo is safe for babies to drink. that the radiation level is low. but the anxiety level remains high. the seesaw of conflicting information has parents confused, and concerned. with the run on water leaving store shelves empty, the tokyo city government started handing out almost a quarter million bottles of water to parents of infants 1 year and younger, about 80,000 families in tokyo. at this ward in central tokyo, a constant stream of mothers and infants flowed through to get free water. 12 bottles per child. and these mothers are appreciative, but -- so are you still worried? are you still afraid? "yes, because this radiation is invisible, so after 20 or 30 ye
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